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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-Whites

A brain Injury can result from a blow or jolt to the head caused by a fall, a motor vehicle accident,
a sports injury, or an assault. A brain injury can also occur from a health problem like a tumor or a stroke.

Have you ever had a brain injury that limited you in any way for more than a week in any activities?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,350 362 5.6 5.0- 6.4 5,988 94.4 93.6-95.0
-Whites 4,554 270 6.1 5.3- 7.0 4,284 93.9 93.0-94.7
GENDER
Male 1,933 133 6.9 5.7- 8.4 1,800 93.1 91.6-94.3
Female 2,621 137 5.4 4.4- 6.7 2,484 94.6 93.3-95.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,392 266 6.3 5.4- 7.2 4,126 93.7 92.8-94.6
AGE
18-34 559 34 6.3 4.4- 9.0 525 93.7 91.0-95.6
35-44 505 23 4.7 3.0- 7.2 482 95.3 92.8-97.0
45-54 673 49 7.6 5.5-10.2 624 92.4 89.8-94.5
55-64 1,014 68 6.5 5.0- 8.3 946 93.5 91.7-95.0
65-74 1,011 63 6.5 4.8- 8.7 948 93.5 91.3-95.2
75+ 746 31 4.3 2.9- 6.3 715 95.7 93.7-97.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 461 31 7.4 4.9-11.0 430 92.6 89.0-95.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,212 79 7.0 5.4- 9.2 1,133 93.0 90.8-94.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,234 79 5.5 4.2- 7.1 1,155 94.5 92.9-95.8
College Graduate 1,636 80 5.2 4.1- 6.7 1,556 94.8 93.3-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 376 41 10.2 7.0-14.5 335 89.8 85.5-93.0
$15,000- 24,999 665 54 9.8 7.1-13.2 611 90.2 86.8-92.9
$25,000- 34,999 427 17 4.2 2.4- 7.3 410 95.8 92.7-97.6
$35,000- 49,999 551 31 5.8 3.6- 9.2 520 94.2 90.8-96.4
$50,000- 74,999 540 22 4.1 2.5- 6.6 518 95.9 93.4-97.5
$75,000+ 1,073 50 4.6 3.4- 6.4 1,023 95.4 93.6-96.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,343 157 12.6 10.5-15.1 1,186 87.4 84.9-89.5
No 3,191 109 3.8 3.0- 4.7 3,082 96.2 95.3-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 670 43 5.9 4.2- 8.2 627 94.1 91.8-95.8
Non-Veteran 3,882 226 6.1 5.2- 7.2 3,656 93.9 92.8-94.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,553 157 6.0 4.9- 7.2 2,396 94.0 92.8-95.1
No 2,001 113 6.3 5.1- 7.8 1,888 93.7 92.2-94.9

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*This question was asked of all respondents in 2014.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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